Chapter 12. Diamond-Like Structures

  1. Dr. rer. nat. Ulrich Müller Diplom-Chemiker professor visiting professor Co-author co-editor

Published Online: 4 SEP 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470057278.ch12

Inorganic Structural Chemistry, Second Edition

Inorganic Structural Chemistry, Second Edition

How to Cite

Müller, U. (2006) Diamond-Like Structures, in Inorganic Structural Chemistry, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470057278.ch12

Author Information

  1. Philipps-Universität Marburg, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 SEP 2007
  2. Published Print: 6 OCT 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470018644

Online ISBN: 9780470057278



  • binary diamond-like compounds;
  • GRIMM–SOMMERFELD rule for bond lengths;
  • diamond-like structures;
  • Yellow CdS and red CdSe color pigments;
  • diamond-like compounds under pressure;
  • polynary diamond-like compounds;
  • twinned crystals (‘Brazilian twins’)


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Cubic and Hexagonal Diamond

  • Binary Diamond-like Compounds

  • Diamond-like Compounds under Pressure

  • Polynary Diamond-like Compounds

  • Widened Diamond Lattices. SiO2 Structures

  • Problems